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Joe Root 104* - Sri Lanka vs England 5th ODI 2014 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Joe Root 104* - Sri Lanka vs England 5th ODI 2014

Watch the highlights of Joe Root 104* - Sri Lanka vs England 5th ODI 2014 - England tour of Sri Lanka 7-match one-day international series of the 5th ODI match played between England and Sri Lanka at Pallekelle in 10-11th December 2014.

Joe Root's masterclass century after Chris Woakes six-wicket haul to steer England to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and keep alive the series in the rain-delayed fifth ODI at Pallekelle.

* England made history by reaching their target of 240 – the highest successful run-chase in ODI cricket at the Pallekele Stadium.

Sri Lanka scored 239 for all-out in 49 overs with top scorer by Kumar Sangakkara struck 91 off 123-balls - who fell nine-run short of his century including 10-fours, Angelo Mathews scored 40, Tillakaratne Dilshan 35 and Thisara Perera 27.

England best bowler by Chris Woakes claimed 6-wicket haul for 47-runs from six overs, Chris Jordan took 2-wickets, Steven Finn and James Tredwell each took one wickets.

England chased 240-5 in 49.1 overs with top scorer by Joe Root 104 not out - who struck his 3rd ODI hundred, James Taylor scored 68 off 90-balls including 5-fours and a six, Ravi Bopara scored 28 and Alastair Cook 20.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Sachithra Senanayake picked up two-wickets, Thisara Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis each took one wickets.

Joe Root named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 104-runs knocked off facing 117-balls including 7-fours and a six.

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